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From 1 April 2020, all entities with charitable purposes that qualify for registration under the Charities Act, are required to be registered with the Department of Internal Affairs - Charities Services (Charities Services) in order to qualify for or retain donee tax status.

Having donee tax status qualifies your organisation for tax benefits. Benefits include donations of money that qualify the giver for a donations tax credit or a tax deduction.

Donee organisations needing to register with Charities Services